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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 18:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 31' South, Longitude: 93° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.57 meters/second, 1553.7 km/hour, 965.4 miles/hour or 838.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.09 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.7"965.09 miwest0° 00' 25.3"0.48 minorth965.12 mi
24 hours0° 05' 36.7"6.02 mieast0° 10' 18.3"11.82 minorth13.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 18:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 10' South, Longitude: 80° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.88 meters/second, 1558.4 km/hour, 968.3 miles/hour or 841.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.14 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 26' 05.4"968.23 miwest0° 09' 49.1"11.25 minorth968.64 mi
24 hours13° 10' 15.2"883.47 mieast4° 14' 35.9"291.70 minorth937.41 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Sat 1:20 PM1753 km1089 miles946 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaSat 1:20 PM2009 km1249 miles1085 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSat 12:20 PM2314 km1438 miles1249 nmNorth N
GuayaquilSat 1:20 PM2573 km1599 miles1390 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Sat 3:20 PM2576 km1600 miles1391 nmSoutheast SE
La PazSat 2:20 PM2689 km1671 miles1452 nmEast E
QuitoSat 1:20 PM2842 km1766 miles1535 nmNortheast NE
SucreSat 2:20 PM2922 km1816 miles1578 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSat 2:20 PM2993 km1860 miles1616 nmEast-northeast ENE
CórdobaSat 3:20 PM3079 km1913 miles1663 nmEast-southeast ESE
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